When it comes to tequila, like scotch, people have their own opinions on what they like and what they do not like. For the most part, no one will change their mind on their favorite brands, which is fine and I get it. But there our a lot of tequilas out there that put in the work that produce an excellent quality product that you may or may not of heard of. Tequila WorkingI have put together a list of 10 tequilas that I feel like are the best in quality and taste that you can pick up at your local store. These are in no particular order at all, let me repeat, these are in NO PARTICULAR ORDER.

Don Julio 1942Don Julio 1942

  • Color: Golden Amber Hue
  • Nose: Rich Caramel and Chocolate
  • Taste: Oaky, Vanilla, Roasted Agave
  • Finish: Lingering Oak and Rich Vanilla
  • Best Served: Snifter

Milagro Unico IIMilagro Unico II

  • Color: Brilliant, Pale Straw
  • Nose: Roasted Agave, Vanilla, Mint, Oak
  • Taste: Earthy, Roasted Agave, Hint of Honey, Mint and Anise
  • Finish: Long Warm Spice, Chocolate, Vanilla and Oak
  • Best Served: Snifter; Neat (Port Wine Glass)

Herradura ReposadoHerradura Reposado

  • Color: Rich Amber, Shades of Copper
  • Nose: Anise, Fruit, Spice and Cooked Agave
  • Taste: Smooth Vanilla and Butter, Pepper with Cooked Agave
  • Finish: Smooth and Sweet, Hint of Spice
  • Best Served: Shot Glass or Margarita

Casa Noble Crystal (Blanco)Casa Noble Crystal Tequila

  • Color: Clear Pearl
  • Nose: Pepper and Cinnamon, Burst of Agave
  • Taste: Fresh Citrus, Bananas, Agave, Tropical Fruit
  • Finish: Cinnamon, Herb and Ginger
  • Best Served: Rocks Glass with One Ice Cube

Gran Patron PlatinumGran Patron Platinum

  • Color: Crystal Clear
  • Nose: Fresh Agave, Citrus and Fruit
  • Taste: Extremely Smooth with Light Notes of Citrus and Fruit
  • Finish: Long Lasting Black Pepper
  • Best Served: Snifter

Ocho Single Barrel AnejoOcho Single Barrel Anejo

  • Color: Very Light Amber
  • Nose: Black Pepper and Vanilla
  • Taste: Roasted Agave, Sweet Vanilla, Nutmeg
  • Finish: Vanilla and Smooth Chocolate
  • Best Served: Snifter or with One Cube of Ice

Cuervo Reserva de la FamiliaCuervo Reserva de la familia

  • Color: Dark Amber Hue
  • Nose: Oak, Almonds, Apple, Olives and Cinnamon
  • Taste: Rich Oak, Almond, Apples, Cinnamon
  • Finish: Long and Silky
  • Best Served: Snifter

Tenoch ReposadoTenoch Tequila

  • Color: Dark Caramel
  • Nose: Roasted Herbs and Heavy Vanilla
  • Taste: Pepper with Sweet Caramel, Herbal Notes
  • Finish: Creamy and Lush Vanilla
  • Best Served: Snifter

Sauza Hornitos ReposadoSauza Hornitos Reposado

  • Color: Light Straw Yellow
  • Nose: Light Bouquet with Sea Salt, Agave
  • Taste: Black Pepper, Green Peppers, Bitter Wax
  • Finish: Clean Burn, Hints of Light Vanilla
  • Best Served: Margarita or as a shot

Qui Tequila Clear AnejoQui Tequila

  • Color: Crystal Clear
  • Nose: Light Vanilla, Hints of Honey
  • Taste: Honey, Butterscotch and Oak
  • Finish: Unexpectedly Soft Finish
  • Best Served: Snifter

Unless you are an avid tequila aficionado, there may be some tequilas on this list that you have never heard of. I urge you to try something new in the world of tequila, you may like them or you may not, but this should give you some excellent examples of extremely high quality tequilas. These are my top 10 tequilas, and please let me know what you think in the comments below.